Wise words to an elderly lady complaining about her husband’s smoking and drinking by Churchmouse

Britain’s veteran television presenter Richard Madeley has a weekly agony uncle column in The Telegraph. Recently, a 76-year-old lady from Argyll and Bute in Scotland wrote to him complaining about her 73-year-old husband’s smoking and drinking. Excerpts of the letter and Madeley’s wise reply follow, emphases mine. Anon writes: I am 76 and I don’t […]

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Commitment Takes Courage by Mitch Teemley

Commitment Takes Courage Posted on August 23, 2021 by mitchteemley Photo by Andre Gaulin “Have you ever committed yourself to something without realizing it would permanently alter the course of your life?” ~The Wishing Map Thought for the Week Planning is making a list of ‘Things to do at the Island.’ Commitment, is burning the […]

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Loss Teaches Us How to Live by Mitch Teemley

Loss Teaches Us How to Live Thought for the Week “Nothing can truly be taken from us. There is nothing to lose. Inner peace begins when we stop saying, ‘I have lost it,’ and instead say, ‘It has been returned to where it came from.’” ~Epictetus Loss is painful. Just when we think we’re “getting on […]

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